Egg eater?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SassyKat6181, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2010
    Western Mass
    I have been getting 1-2 broken eggs each day. There isn't a shell, but the other eggs are smeared in yolk. I've been collecting a few times a day thinking maybe they are getting broken during the "nest box fight". Yesterday when I went down I caught a RIR with yolk all over her beak and she ran away from me with the shell. Do I get rid of her immediately? When she ran through the yard, the others became interested in what "treat" she was running with. I got it from her before anyone else did. Suggestions? Roll-aways are not an option.
  2. butterrowe

    butterrowe New Egg

    Feb 7, 2012
    well,, i had a light braham n loved her to death..but she was a egg eater too---tried everything on the web to try to break her of it,,,but they were all wrong...but you have to get rid of her cause the other chickens will start eating eggs too once they get a taste of one===sorry

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